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From: Sean Amoss <ackle@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201202-06 ] Asterisk: Denial of Service
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 21:25:22
Message-Id: 4F45545E.2050100@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201202-06
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Asterisk: Denial of Service
     Date: February 22, 2012
     Bugs: #399507
       ID: 201202-06

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in Asterisk could allow a remote attacker to cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Background
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Asterisk is an open source telephony engine and toolkit.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-misc/asterisk           < 1.8.8.2                 >= 1.8.8.2

Description
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A vulnerability has been found in Asterisk's handling of certain
encrypted streams where the res_srtp module has been loaded but video
support has not been enabled.

Impact
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A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SDP message to the
Asterisk daemon, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Asterisk users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/asterisk-1.8.8.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-0885
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0885

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201202-06.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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